Dec 31, 2022
O Blessed Virgin
in whose womb was conceived
the only Son of God,
who by such grace
has brought salvation
to our race…
What faith is yours
in God the Father!
What power is upon you
by the Holy Spirit!
What unutterable wonder we find
in your Son!
How is it one of our own number
could give birth
to our Creator?
Dec 31, 2022
(Nm.6:22-27; Ps.67:2-3,5-6,8; Gal.4:4-7; Lk.2:16-21)
“The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God
for all they had heard and seen,
just as it had been told to them.”
The blessing of God, His holy Son, was upon the shepherds, and it is upon us all. For “God sent His Son, born of a woman” that His...
Dec 30, 2022
(1Jn.2:18-21; Ps.96:1-2,11-13; Jn.1:1-18)
“The Word became flesh and made His dwelling among us.”
And we must dwell with Him, remaining in His light, walking in His way. “Through Him all things came into being,” and we who have come into being by Him, “who believe in His name,” must “become children...
Dec 29, 2022
(Sir.3:2-6,12-14; Ps.128:1-5; Col.3:12-21; Mt.2:13-15,19-23)
“Let the peace of Christ control your hearts,
the peace into which you were also called in one body.”
A man is a man, a woman is a woman, and children are children – this does not change with time or culture. All are called to be one in the...
Dec 23, 2022
(2Sm.7:1-5,8-12,14,16; Ps.89:2-5,27,29; Lk.1:67-79)
“Your house and your kingdom will endure forever.”
The Lord builds a house for us; He is that House.
“Forever will I confirm your posterity and establish your throne for all generations,” the Lord promises David, and accomplishes His word by Himself...